Windows Command Prompt Reference

Lists of the different commands available in Windows NT Command Prompt console:

Note the list of available commands (And explanation of these) can also be found in the Windows Help:

hh.exe ms-its:%WINDIR%\Help\windows.chm::/ntcmds.htm

Note there are two command shells in WinNT:

  • Cmd.exe : The native shell and provides the most features.
  • : MS-DOS emulator that runs within NTVDM.EXE (Mostly useful for very old text-based DOS programs)